Principal and President
Hal founded Patriot Self Storage in 2006, raising $100MM to develop self storage facilities in high-growth markets. Patriot Self Storage developed, built, operated, and ultimately sold two self storage facilities in Southwest Florida.
Hal learned and fell in love with the self storage industry while working as the Eastern Regional Vice President (“RVP”) for Public Storage Pickup Services, a subsidiary of Public Storage, the world’s largest self storage REIT. As the RVP, Hal was responsible for all aspects of the business for a third of the United States.
Throughout his career, Hal has been involved with growing companies:
Outside of work, Hal enjoys spending time with his wife and son golfing, fishing, cheering for Navy football, and watching rugby. He is a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County and a prior board member of Pine View School.
Hal holds a BS degree in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies from UCLAAnderson.
Principal and Chief Financial Officer
Jeff joined Patriot Storage in May 2017. Jeff has spent the majority of his career in real estate operations and finance:
Jeff has also held positions in private equity and investment banking focused on executing and managing transactions in the real estate, technology, financial institutions, retail, and industrial verticals.
Jeff enjoys spending his time with his wife and two daughters while trying to find more ways to spend time outdoors. He is an avid skier, swimmer, biker, runner, and college football fan having started at left tackle for the Stanford University football team while playing for Bill Walsh and Denny Green.
Jeff has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from UCLAAnderson.